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Go Bare Down There
Your Guide to a Fuzz-Free Bikini Line
By Carly Young, Special to LifeScript
Wednesday, June 27, 2007
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Defined eye brows can perk you up, make you look younger, and highlight your eyes
"Arch Angel" is a new concept created by Cynthea Wight Hausman, insprired by watching Oprah having her brows done. Achieving perfectly arched brows is a lot easier than it looks. We have ea... READ MORE >
Searching for the perfect Romantic Valentine's Day Spa Packages? We have them!
Check out our list and book today:)
Keep coming back - we'll be updating our list as fun partnerships roll in!
"Farm to Spa" Body Scrub/Wrap and Dermalogica Facial
"Farm to Spa" Seasonal Body Scrub and Wrap with Massage
"Hittin... READ MORE >
NEW Chocolate Brownie Body Scrub!
The complete Farm to Spa experience involves a full body exfoliation with your choice of our seasonally appropriate fresh ingredients blended with Dead Sea Salts and oils. The scrub is removed with gently warmed towels and replaced with a hydrating treatment. You are then wrapped in warm blankets, and your therapist will complete your relaxation... READ MORE >
Many of you know that I was a Luge athlete in my formative years. I traveled the world in pursuit of Olympic Glory. I competed for nearly a decade, took a break and then tried my hand at Bobsled for a few years.
On Facebook, there is a very active USA Luge Group. Many friends and former team-mates are sharing their stories, photos... READ MORE >
Makeup Tips for Tired Moms
-Cynthea Wight Hausman BS, MEd
Owner and Operator of Cynthea's Spa
As a mom of a 4 year old, I have been up with him many long nights with sniffles, fevers and nightmares. I stil... READ MORE >
Tips for Photo Shoot Make-up
- Cynthea Wight Hausman
Make-up applications are slightly different for professional photo shoots from daily make up application.
Here are some tips for making your shoot go perfectly.
- Use natural light – for example, near a big window
Prepare Your Skin:
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Kelly Bowman visited us earlier in the season for her run through and I was really excited for her big day. The Essex Resort and Spa is near where I live, no long drive was required. She helped so much by bringing me pictures of make-up styles she liked and we quickly came up with a plan for her wedding look. Her only last minute change was to add black liner under her eyes (I don't usually rec... READ MORE >
I always love the time I get to spend driving to the beautiful Vermont destination wedding sites. Sugarbush Resort is about and hour from my home and it is such a great trip. Tiffany's wedding day was no exception. Warm and breezy - rain did threaten for a while but the clouds moved on quickly. Our Bride was so relaxed among many bridesmaids, hair staff, moms and me. I took over the corne... READ MORE >
Last week I was on the road with Krista Washburn of Vermont Vows and WellWedMagazines. A set of four boutique wedding magazines published by Literati Creative Group, including Vermont Vows, WellWed Cape Cod, Marthas Vineyard, & Nantucket, WellWed Hamptons, and WellWed New York-and curre... READ MORE >
The Vermont Wedding Affair is a wonderful event held every year at Shelburne Farms. This year's couture fashion show's theme was "Vintage Carnival." My challenge was to come up with a makeup look that was carnival, bridal and runway all at the same time. To me that meant beautiful, glowing, and slightly quirky. I had a bit more license to be creative because of the runwa... READ MORE >
It was so wonderful to be a part of my friend Heather's wedding team. She is a special person that I am very lucky to call friend. When she asked me to craft a "golden goddess" look for her wedding day - I had a few ideas right away. Her 7pm ceremony on Lake Champlain was magic. Here are a few of my own photos but there a literally hundreds (maybe thousands) that are being edited by the f... READ MORE >
As we wrap up this year's gown shoot, I realized I have great behind the scenes photos from last years shoot at Vermont's Tunbridge World's Fair. This season's Wedding Affair at Shelburne Farms inspiration is "Vintage Carnival". Much of the inspi... READ MORE >
Drawing the bikini line at . . . Brazil
by Nancy Stearns Bercaw (02/01/06).
Before the Girl from Ipanema went walking, she undoubtedly went waxing. For generations, most Brazilian women have been remo... READ MORE >
Top 10 Ways to Soothe Winter Skin
You can turn your home in a Spa!
Get ready; it is time to raid your kitchen and bathroom cupboards for these great ways to battle dry winter skin and other challenges. With a few things you already have, you can make a little spa day without leaving the comf... READ MORE >
TaraDan Vermont Wedding 2010:
What an honor to be invited to craft a wedding look for the most sparkly, vibrant, Phish following, open-hearted and kind person I know here in Vermont. We went through our makeup and hair run-throughs earlier in the spring and we both had minor changes to suggest. This is going to be a long photo montage as not only did we craft the h... READ MORE >
This is the first time a professional wedding photographer has emailed me copies of the wedding pictures SO fast. You may remember Leeann was married June 5th at the beautiful Skinner Barn in Waitsfield, Vermont. I posted a few pics I took that day but here are the professional pics from David Garten - vtweddingphoto.com
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Vermont Wedding season is well underway for 2010 and I was so thrilled t... READ MORE >
Taraleigh Silberberg, the editor and publisher of the Healthy Hippy Magazine, came to the Spa today for her Wedding hair trial (makeup on Friday, so watch for the update). She has a beautiful hair piece that is being custom crafted by local jewelry designer, Casey Webster, an... READ MORE >
7 Habits That Help Skin Age Slower
How lifestyle choices contribute to healthy vibrant skin
Many of the external causes of aging skin are determined by the health and lifestyle decisions you make every day. Maki... READ MORE >
We had such an amazing two days on location shooting for Vermont Vows and Well Wed magazines.
Often in photo shoots, once the makeup application is complete you spend the rest of the day changing clothes and hair and accessories but not the makeup. For this shoot, I cha... READ MORE >
Cynthea Wight Hausman "Arch Angel" of Burlington, picks Miss America. Cynthea's Spa is one of the sponsors of Miss Vermont and we are so excited for next week's competition. It has been a tradition to look over all of this year's Miss America Conte... READ MORE >
It’s official: Cynthea's Spa has more than doubled its capacity!
If you haven’t been in to see the space, you really must. We have four new beautiful rooms for massage, waxing, facials and other services. People are so excited when they see them, because ... READ MORE >
We had the honor and privilege of working with 25 beautiful Brides this 2010 season! Each had their own unique vision, style and inner glow. I'm still working on some of the professional photographers to share prints but here are a few that I took.
Thanks again and congratulations to - Alise, Jane, Leeann, Stacy, Diane, TaraLeigh, Kelly, Tiffany, Kate, Anna, Jamie, Erica, Al... READ MORE >
Cynthea’s Spa Expands Space!
Cynthea Wight Hausman of Cynthea’s Spa announces that her spa has more than doubled its capacity. According to spa owner Cynthea, “We have four new beautiful rooms for massage, waxing, facials and other services. People are so excited when they see them, because they’re filled with light and warm colors and are t... READ MORE >